Principal Cloud Engineer - Operations

company banner
DISH Network
Wireless, Architect, Computer, Engineering, Java, Perl, Python, Risk Management
Full Time

Job Description

DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.

We're driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win - and we're looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless.

The Sr. Cloud Architect will work closely with Cloud and VMware architecture and engineering peers across Dish to ensure that wireless projects and new initiatives are automated, scalable, resilient and secured in accordance with industry principles and standards. The role will function as an expert in cloud-based solutions with a focus on delivering scalable operations and best practices in the cloud. This role will lead the development, deployment, and automation of cloud operations solutions in an enterprise environment focusing on microservice architecture with both containers, virtual machines and other cloud native services.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute the automated operating controls for cloud architecture, deployment systems, cloud platform, and application infrastructure
  • Provide innovative solutions leveraging modern deployment tools/techniques and make recommendations to support a rapidly growing environment
  • Implement best practices by developing, refining, iterating, integrating, testing, staging and deploying maintainable and scalable technical solutions
  • Provide technical oversight of 3rd party vendors deliverables to ensure what is being delivered meets Dish's standards and can be scaled and operated by Dish.
  • Communicate complicated problems to team members to ensure alignment and successful implementation
  • Accountable for effectively leading, communicating and managing change ensuring sustainability of process and performance enhancement
  • Remain current on the external environment for industry-leading tools, technology, analytics and best practices
  • Demonstrate leadership in the areas of continuous improvement and continuous learning
  • Engages in cooperative discussions with 3rd party cloud providers to incorporate roadmaps


A successful Sr. Cloud Architect will have the following at a minimum:
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree; six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4 or more years of professional experience in virtualized or containerized architectures, such as: Kubernetes, Docker, VMWare
  • 4 or more years experience with containerization technologies, including Docker and Kubernetes
  • 5 or more years experience with Infrastructure-as-Code concepts and tools, such as: Vault, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform
  • Demonstrated experience in DevOps concepts and lifecycle
  • 5 or more years experience in public cloud architectures, such as: AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • 5 or more years experience in scaled cloud operations and governing techniques
  • Ability to break down complex problems, implement custom solutions and automate them in a secure manner
  • Experience with systems integration, requirements analysis, and process implementation


Preferred additional experience:
  • 5 or more years experience in architecting or managing deployment pipelines based on industry standard tools, such as: Gitlab, Jenkins, Argo CD
  • 5 or more years experience in programming using one or more of the following: Java, C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, or advanced Shell scripting
  • Familiarity with VMware and Virtual Machine orchestration
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon EKS or Google GKE
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining Assessment & Authorization packages under the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Demonstrated experience designing, building and operating highly available geographic dispersed systems
  • Experience with designing real-time monitoring using industry standard tools, such as: Prometheus, ElasticSearch, Grafana
#LI-AC1 #DICE_AC

Compensation: $160,700.00/Yr. - $220,000.00/Yr.
From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website.

Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.


Company Information

DISH is a connectivity company. Since 1980 we’ve transcended normal, continually evolving to allow for more consumer choice across different industries. Today, our family of brands includes DISH Wireless, SLING TV, Boost Mobile and OnTech Smart Home Services. Together, we bring more than 40 years of disruption to empower our product and the people it connects.

Dice Id : 90312222
Position Id : 55470
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

Similar Positions at DISH Network

Principal Cloud Engineer - Automation
  • Littleton, CO
  • 1 day ago
Principal Cloud Engineer - Security
  • Littleton, CO
  • 1 day ago
Cloud Engineer
  • Littleton, CO
  • 1 day ago
Cloud Engineer
  • Englewood, CO
  • 1 day ago
Director, Customer Operations
  • Littleton, CO
  • 1 day ago
Wireless Standards - Principal Engineer
  • Littleton, CO
  • 1 day ago